A Midlands-wide delegation – featuring the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – will exhibit together for the first time at the global property and real estate show MIPIM this month. Working collaboratively in a dedicated pavilion, the Midlands Engine delegation is the largest of its kind to represent the UK at this year’s event and […]
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has announced that Ian Peake, the Principal and Chief Executive of Herefordshire & Ludlow College, has joined its business-led board and will focus specifically on championing Further Education throughout the region.
Communities across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are to benefit from a £3.3m project aimed at tackling poverty by supporting people into work and training.
Businesses across the Marches looking to revamp their buildings and create new jobs can apply for grants of up to £100,000 thanks to a new £2.5m fund launched by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
Manufacturers can now access specialist support and grant funding to improve their business thanks to a new programme in the Marches. The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) will help businesses identify opportunities and create plans for growth and improvement under the new initiative. The £9.7m programme is being funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) […]
Funding streams worth £3.5m to boost the tourism and the food processing industries in the Marches have been announced.
Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled plans for a new industrial strategy to deliver a high-skilled, competitive economy that benefits people throughout the UK. A Government green paper sets out the plan to improve living standards and economic growth by increasing productivity and driving growth across the whole country. It details ten strategic pillars to […]
Thousands of employees are to be given the chance to develop their knowledge, skills and career prospects as part of a new project supported by the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
Businesses across the Marches are being invited to highlight the challenges they face with transporting goods across the region ahead of a new Freight Strategy being developed for the Marches.
There is less than three months to go until the opening of the Water Retail Market when retailers will compete with each to offer customers a better price and service. There could be potential financial benefits and savings for organisations if they were to switch supplier or renegotiate with their current one.